Faith Lutheran Church

Alaska is known as the last frontier. It’s unique, rugged beauty makes it an appropriate moniker.  But I think there is another reason. Right now, Anchorage is becoming a “last frontier” for a variety of different people from different ethnic backgrounds. It is striking to see how the city is being transformed into a multi-ethnic…

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Zion Lutheran Church

A social commentator suggested that American society has fast-forwarded five years due to the onset of the COVID-19 virus. I agree with that observation because of the effect this pandemic has had on congregational life and ministry. As congregations are gathering for corporate worship while following social distancing requirements, they are discovering the power and…

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Ministry in a Pandemic: 5 Ways Churches Can Stay Ahead of the Curve

The pandemic crisis is crippling many businesses and organizations. They are trying desperately to pivot and adjust to survive. The big question being asked is what effect will this have in the long run? While many experts have weighed in with their answers, there seems to be a growing consensus. This primarily includes how we…

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